Police investigate fatal downtown Charleston shooting

Published: Oct. 27, 2011 at 11:26 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 28, 2011 at 1:40 AM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department says one person is dead following a shooting in downtown Charleston on Columbus Street Thursday evening.

Officers responded to 68 Columbus Street in reference to shots fired in the area. Police and EMS arrived at the location and found the victim.

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Police say after emergency officials treated the victim for several minutes the victim died. Detectives are canvassing the area to gather more information.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

Stay tuned to for more information.

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